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CFA designation & pass rates

Regarded as a passport to entry or advancement within the investment management profession, the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation is recognized worldwide as the gold standard of the business community and is synonymous with the highest level of competence, investment knowledge, professional ethics and corporate standards.

To earn the CFA designation, students must fulfill all CFA Institute requirements. For more information on these requirements, please consult the Chartered Financial Analyst website.

John Molson MBA with in Investment Management
CFA Level I Pass Rates: A proven track record

Building on our teaching methods and ongoing support, our students have enjoyed superb CFA Level I pass rates for more than a decade. Our pass rate has been more than double the worldwide rate almost every year in this period.  In 2018, our students achieved a pass rate of 85% on the CFA level I exam compared with a 43% global pass rate for the more than 100,000 candidates who wrote the exam world-wide.

Year JMSB Pass Rate Worldwide Pass Rate
2018 85% 43%
2017 85% 43%
2016 80% 43%
2015 87% 42%
2014 91% 42%
2013 80% 38%
2012 71% 38%
2011 84% 39%
2010 93% 42%
2009 92% 46%
2008 78% 35%
2007
82% 40%
2006 73% 40%
2005 89% 36%
2004
67%
34%
2003 94%
42%

* The above-noted rates are based on voluntary disclosures by Goodman Institute of Investment Management students and represent 100% of our Level I students who wrote the June exam for the first time while in our program.

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